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College of Education Requirements

Policies and requirements for music education majors. If you have questions, contact Dr. Rebecca Johnston.

2100 courses

  • Must take EDUC 2110 first
    • Background check (www.certifiedbackground.com -  Package code: NB13)
    • Must purchase and maintain active liability insurance through graduation from UNG through one of the following:
      • PAGE (Professional Association of Georgia Educators)
      • GAE (Georgia Association of Educators)
      • AFT (American Federation of Teachers)
  • May take EDUC 2120 and EDUC 2130 concurrently
    • Background checks expire in one year. If expired, must resubmit through www.certifiedbackground.com
    • Liability Insurance must be kept active

Admission to the College of Education

  • Completion of EDUC 2110, 2120 and 2130 required
  • Admission may be sought in the semester in which the EDUC 2100 courses will be completed
  • Background check processed through your PSC (Professional Standards Commission) Pre-service certification application
  • Ethics Entrance Exam required for application (no score rendered--print confirmation page for application process)

Internship

  • Passing score on GACE (Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators) Program Admissions Test before internship begins
    • GACE Program Admissions Test must be completed before taking MUED 4280 and 4290
  • Resumes to Tina Payne early in semester prior to internship
  • Pre-Service Certification Application
    • Verification of Lawful Presence

Application for Certification

  • “Induction” or higher score on GACE Content Exams
    • GACE Content Exams must be completed prior to certification application
    • PSC Ethics Exit Exam passing score, in order to receive “Certificate of Eligibility” and “Induction Tier Teaching Certificate”

Questions? Contact Dr. Rebecca Johnston.

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